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'The Walking Dead' Returns to Record High Ratings for Season 5 Premiere!

'The Walking Dead' Returns to Record High Ratings for Season 5 Premiere!

The Walking Dead broke its own record for the most viewers per episode with last night’s season five return!

The hit AMC drama brought in 17.3 million total for Sunday evening’s premiere which beat out the show’s previous record of 16.11 million for its fourth-season high! Congrats to the cast and crew – so amazing!

The show also beat its previous record for adults 18-49, which brought in 11 million last night, beating the 8.2 million brought in from last season’s premiere and mid-season return, Variety reports.

In case you missed it, check out our season five premiere episode recap and find out everything that happened at Terminus. Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, and more star in the fifth season.

DID YOU WATCH the new episode of The Walking Dead last night???

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  • marie

    best episode ever.

  • May

    I LOVED the episode! I cried when Carol was reunited with Daryl and Rick -she saved their @ss big time!!

  • Ann

    BEST. Ep. Ever! What a way to start the season!

  • alex

    great cast,wonderful series and the only sin is that came on tv one time in one year!my hero is norman reedus,and i think I’m not the only one!he’s so sexy when kills the zombie too,and the GQ COVER make justice to his fashion!!!!